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News Oil

SOCAR Crude Exports Fall in 2Q19, Petrochemical Exports Rise

SOCAR exported 4.9M tonnes of crude oil in the 2Q19 (about 395K b/d), down from 6M tonnes (about 485K b/d) during the same quarter last year, the company said on its website. The decline was attributed...

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News Steel

Turkish Steel Output Declines in June

Turkey’s crude steel production dropped 11.0% year-on-year in June to 2.7 Mt, according to the Turkish Association of Steel Producers. At 17.0 Mt, output in January-June fell 10.1% on the corresponding period in 2018.   

 

 

News Grain

US Soyabean Export Growth

In the week to 11 July, US exports of soyabeans jumped 0.2 Mt to a four-month weekly high of 0.9 Mt, according to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture. Total soyabean exports in the last four weeks reached 3.1 Mt, up 0.3 Mt on the same period last year.

News Oil

Weekly US Petroleum Statistics

US crude oil exports during the week ending 12 July dropped 514K b/d w-o-w to a 2-month low of 2.53M b/d, but were still 1.1M b/d higher y-o-y, data from the US Energy Information Administration show....

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News Coal

June South Korean Coking Coal Imports

Imports of coking coal into South Korea rose 0.3 Mt year-on-year to 2.9 Mt, according to the latest data from the Tex Report. Inbound shipments in the 1h19 totalled 15.8 Mt, increasing 0.2 Mt annually.

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News Iron Ore

Record High for Port Hedland Iron Ore Throughput in June

Iron ore exports from Port Hedland climbed 1.7 Mt year-on-year in June to a record high 48.9 Mt, port authority data show. The rise featured a jump in exports to China (+2.3 Mt to 42.0 Mt) and Japan...

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News Coal

China’s Caofeidian Port Implements Import Controls

IHS Energy reports that coking coal import restrictions have been enforced for an unspecified period at China’s Caofeidian port on 16 July, citing customs officials as a source of the information. However,...

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News Dry Cargo Economy

Chinese House Price Growth Slows in June

The price of newly constructed commercial residential properties in 70 medium-sized and large Chinese cities in June slowed to an average of 10.8% year-on-year, the lowest level in five months and down...

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Event Research & Consultancy

ICS Dry Bulk Conference

John Kearsey of SSY Consultancy & Research was a speaker at this annual event, held in Vancouver on 15 November. His paper included an analysis of the impact on dry bulk trade from the US-China...

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Event Research & Consultancy

2018 KOBC Maritime Conference

The inaugural conference organised by Korea Ocean Business Corporation was held in Busan on 8 November. SSY's Head of Research, John Kearsey, was among the speakers where his topic was "Dry Bulk Market Prospects in a Changing Landscape".

Event Dry Cargo

Metcoke World Summit 2018

John Keeshan, Senior Director of Chartering at SSY USA, was a speaker at this year's event held in Pittsburgh on 7-8 November, where his paper examined the key factors shaping the dry bulk freight market in 2018 and the outlook for the supply/demand balance in 2019. 

Event Dry Cargo

Regional Coal Buyers Conference 2018

Held in Malaysia on 8-10 October, this conference included a presentation by SSY's Robin Thomas on recent developments in, and prospects for, the dry bulk freight market.  Dr Thomas also participated...

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